Dog Events in Ohio

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Ohio who are as crazy about their pets as you, there’s no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. Attend any of the dog shows, agility competitions, costume parades, festivals or fundraisers in Ohio on our Dog Events Calendar and you’ll meet hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dog lovers. And since 70% of the events listed benefit humane societies, attending one is a great way to help homeless pets too.

Pet Friendly Doggie Brunch at Terrestrial Brewing Company
Doggie Brunch at Terrestrial Brewing Company This weekly event is a first-come, first-served basis on the taproom side of the brewery. There will be delicious brunch selections from Chef Lovano and Spoiled Dog Boss brings food and treats for your pups. A portion of all beer sales are donated to an animal organization. See Details
Pet Friendly Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland
Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Experience the magic of Christmas with Fido! Visitors receive a free 4x6" photo with Santa. Other photo packages available for purchase. Advance reservations are highly recommended and can go quickly. Hours vary by store. See Details
Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Experience the magic of Christmas with Fido! Visitors receive a free 4x6" photo with Santa. Other photo packages available for purchase. Advance reservations are highly recommended and can go quickly. Hours vary by store. See Details
Pet Photos with Santa at Ohio Valley Mall Bring your furry friend each Monday evening for a photo with Santa, located in Boscov's Court. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and must be able to sit on their own or pose with their owner for a photo with Santa. November 28th from 5pm until 7pm, and December 5th and 12th from 6pm until 8pm. See Details
Pet Photos with Santa at Pet Supplies Plus Akron Bring Fido for a photo with Santa! Photos are $10 each, or $15 for photos with multiple pets. Paws and Prayers Pet Rescue will also be selling homemade dog beds and crate pads. See Details
Pet Photos with Santa Paws Bring your furry, feathered or scaly friends for photos with Santa Paws! No appointment necessary, just drop by for your pet's holiday portrait. Once you arrive, you'll receive a number and we will be called when it's your turn to come in to meet with Santa. Photos will be $10 and will be texted to you digitally. 100% of the funds raised at this event will benefit Northeast Ohio SPCA No-Kill Pet Shelter. See Details
Jingle Bell Run The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. It’s where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume. Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk. Please ensure your dog is kept on a leash. See Details
Santa Paws at Ken Ganley CDJRF in Painesville Pet photo sessions with Santa Pawss include two electronic photos, holiday frame, treats and a festive pet stocking full of goodies (while supplies last). Booking opens November 4th and all attendees MUST book in advance. See Details
Red Dog's Santa Paws at MadTree For a $10 suggested donation you'll receive a digital photo of your dog with Santa by Alyssa Jeanine Photography. They will also be collecting dog and cat toys for the shelter pets. See Details
Santa Paws at No Cages Harley-Davidson Bring your pup for a free photo with Santa, an event presented by H.O.G Chapter. Free gift wrapping and hot chocolate will also be available. See Details
Photos with the Grinch at Paws on Main Please register your pup for a photo with the Grinch! Edited, hi-res photos will be emailed to you or you will have the option to pick up printed photos. Walk-ins are welcome but may need to wait longer for an opening. See Details
Santa Paws at Ken Ganley Subaru Wickliffe Pet photo sessions with Santa Pawss include two electronic photos, holiday frame, treats and a festive pet stocking full of goodies (while supplies last). Booking opens November 4th and all attendees MUST book in advance. See Details